2015 turkish elections »

Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

upa-admin Temmuz 17, 2016 0

Had the attempt to overthrow the Turkish government succeeded the morning of July 16, it would have been the fourth coup in Turkey’s modern history. The last was that of General Kenan Evren, Chief

Read More »
NATIONALIST ACTION PARTY’S CONGRESS CONTROVERSY

NATIONALIST ACTION PARTY’S CONGRESS CONTROVERSY

upa-admin Nisan 13, 2016 0

Founded in 1969 by former Colonel of Turkish Armed Forces, Alparslan Türkeş, Nationalist Action Party (Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi – MHP)[1] has always been an important actor in Turkish political life. Although the party has

Read More »
RPP WILL HOLD ITS ORDINARY CONGRESS ON 16-17 JANUARY 2016

RPP WILL HOLD ITS ORDINARY CONGRESS ON 16-17 JANUARY 2016

upa-admin Ocak 4, 2016 0

Turkey’s pro-secular main opposition party, CHP (Republican People’s Party – RPP) will hold its ordinary congress on 16-17 January 2016 in Ankara. The congress will witness a leadership race between the current chair of

Read More »
TURKEY’S 1 NOVEMBER 2015 ELECTIONS: RETURN OF JDP AS THE SINGLE-PARTY GOVERNMENT

TURKEY’S 1 NOVEMBER 2015 ELECTIONS: RETURN OF JDP AS THE SINGLE-PARTY GOVERNMENT

upa-admin Kasım 13, 2015 0

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP) seized another victory on November 1, 2015 general elections with 49,5 % of the total votes. JDP, ruled by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu who replaced the President

Read More »
THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

THE MIDDLE EAST: RISING AND FALLING STARS

upa-admin Ekim 29, 2015 2

In 2011, Turkey was seen as an unstoppable regional power and a rising star led by its Justice and Development Party (AKP). But the arrival of the Arab Spring heralded a deep change in

Read More »
EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Eylül 4, 2015 1

After the failure of coalition talks between four major political parties that were able to pass 10 % electoral threshold, Turkey is headed towards an early general election on November 1, 2015 in order

Read More »
2015 TURKISH GENERAL ELECTIONS

2015 TURKISH GENERAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2015 0

General elections in Turkey will be held on 7 June 2015 in order to elect the 550 members of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM). The election will be the 24th general election in

Read More »